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Eliot, John (1604–1690)

  1. Dwight P. Baker

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0487

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

How to Cite

Baker, D. P. 2011. Eliot, John (1604–1690). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

Abstract

John Eliot, born in England on August 5, 1604, found his life's calling as a Puritan minister and “Apostle to the Indians” in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Keywords:

  • Eliot, John (1604–1690);
  • Puritan minister and “Apostle to the Indians”;
  • minister of congregational church, at Roxbury;
  • New England native Americans;
  • Christian instruction by Eliot's mission;
  • translation of the bible, into Massachusett